Posts Tagged ‘Sam Bird’

11 Nov 2013: New edition: Motorsport masterpieces, Sam Bird, Duncan Tappy

Our new episode is up on YouTube, and embedded here. It leads with a look at the UEA Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts exhibition of masterpieces, which includes a Lotus Type 72. There is also an interview with Sam Bird, five quick questions for Duncan Tappy, and a look at who’s leading the BRDC Gold Star standings.

1 Nov 2013: Sam Bird: I’m ready for the next step

Interviewed before the F1 Indian Grand Prix and the GP2 Series title showdown in Abu Dhabi, Mercedes reserve driver Sam Bird talks about about his career to date, his future plans, the state of F1 – and his pet tortoise.

1 Aug 2011: GP2: Focusing on the future with Sam Bird

Brits on Pole’s roving correspondent Scott McCarthy last spoke to Sam Bird about a year ago at the Turkish Grand Prix. Since then, the GP2 front-runner has shown impressive speed and overtaking – followed by an overdose of bad luck in more recent races. They met again at the Hungaroring to catch up and to discuss the future.

24 Jul 2011: GP2 and GP3: The next generation

They’re the rising stars of British single-seater racing, each ambitious to take their place on the F1 grid, and in the run-up to the British Grand Prix weekend they put aside their rivalries to pose for this Pirelli publicity photo.

8 May 2011: GP2: Bird takes the fight to Grosjean in thrilling opening weekend

Pre-season title favourite Romain Grosjean came away from Turkey as the GP2 championship leader – but only by the narrowest of margins as Sam Bird fought him all the way.

7 May 2011: Sam Bird: “The clock is ticking down to my next win”

iSport International’s Sam Bird will go into the new GP2 season as one of the title favourites – and he’s demonstrated his intention to be in the thick of the action by qualifying on the front row for the opening race of the campaign in Turkey.

20 Mar 2011: GP2 Asia, Imola: double retirement for Sam Bird

Fastest in practice and only pipped to pole position in the dying seconds of qualifying, it looked like Imola was shaping up to be a good weekend for iSport’s Sam Bird. But that was before the racing began.

16 Feb 2011: Bird, Sims and Stoneman among BRDC SuperStars

The British Racing Drivers Club has kicked off a fourth year of its SuperStars programme with the announcement of 13 drivers that will benefit from its support in 2011.

29 Jan 2011: So who’s confirmed for this season so far?

It’s only January, but we thought we’d take an early look at which British drivers will definitely be racing this season, and where.

21 Jun 2010: Bird to sample F1’s past and present at Goodwood Festival of Speed

British GP2 pilot Sam Bird is to appear at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed driving two Formula One cars from two very different eras up the famous Goodwood hillclimb.

 
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